Show #7680 - Friday, January 19, 2018

Rachel Lindgren game 1.


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Sarah Daly, an attorney from Lakewood, Colorado

Rachel Lindgren, a fire lookout from Bend, Oregon

Lee Quinn, a teacher from Raleigh, North Carolina (whose 2-day cash winnings total $42,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Hey, mister, it's the small drum heard here, man
    $200 20
The most widely used interest rate in the world, LIBOR is this city's "interbank offered rate"
    $200 22
Youtube shows 3 vintage fights between the Islanders' Clark Gillies & Terry O'Reilly of this Boston NHL team
    $200 8
Lake Seminole,
Lake June in Winter
    $200 2
This move is your best option, player O
    $200 15
With out the "I" in her first name, actress Vergara would be this comfy item of furniture
    $400 3
Modern Drummer's "Evolution of" this double-named drum went from "Chinese noisemaker to essential instrument"
    $400 23
Don't get them mixed up: ETF means "exchange-traded" these; EFT means "electronic" these "transfer"
    $400 27
In 2008 it was this Manny "being Manny" when he tangled with teammate Kevin Youkilis in the Red Sox dugout
    $400 12
Mark Twain Lake,
Blind Pony Lake
    $400 7
This game with a colorful 2-word name turns clotheslining other people into family fun
    $400 16
If gymnast Comaneci forgot the "I" in her first name, she would be nothing--this word for nothing
    $600 4
In the U.S. Army's Fife & Drum Corps, they're the drums held upright & played with drumsticks
    $600 24
An unregulated statement of profit, EBITDA stands for these before interest, tax, depreciation & amortization
    $600 28
In the 1987 Eastern Conference finals, this Celtic legend & 3-time league MVP had a piston-punchin' good time with Bill Laimbeer
    DD: $1,100 13
Lake Cadillac,
Lac Vieux Desert
    $600 9
If your kid keeps asking for a crossbow, give him this brand's Zombie Strike Outbreaker bow with spongy darts
    $600 17
It wouldn't be so bad if lyricist Gershwin lost his "I"--it would make him this Egyptian god
    $800 5
The Yamaha Phoenix, this type of drum, provides a lot of kick, & it better, 'cause it costs more than 3 grand
    $800 25
CAGR, short for an investment's compound annual this rate, basically just averages what it did over time
    $800 29
This great 19th-century bare-knuckle heavyweight champ was known as the "Boston Strong Boy"
    $800 14
Seneca Lake,
Keuka Lake
    $800 10
A treatise on this numerical game states, "The answers in each case must be literally true"
    $800 18
If the lead actor from TV's "Coach" misplaced an "I", he would be this type of rocky peak
    $1000 6
All right, all right, all right, it's the finger-played instrument heard here
    $1000 26
In the VIX index, "V" is for this measure of how much an investment's value fluctuates
    $1000 30
In 2007 this group's conductor paused the music when a fight broke out at Symphony Hall; orchestra crowds can get so rough!
    $1000 21
Tippecanoe Lake,
Cagles Mill Lake
    $1000 11
The name of this maternal version of Simon Says is asked by the players
    $1000 19
If explorer Drake dropped the "I" overboard, he would become these units of currency

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Lee Rachel Sarah
$2,700 $4,800 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lee Rachel Sarah
$6,900 $6,800 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to tell us who is called "uncle" by each character we give you as part of the clue.)
    $400 7
In a March 1852 serial chapter in The National Era, Harriet Beecher Stowe killed off this title character
    $400 18
It began on June 25, 1950--tens of thousands of soldiers crossed the 38th parallel heading south
    $400 1
It can describe the ideas of an ancient philosopher, or a friendship that doesn't get romantic
    $400 4
Once cordwainers made shoes & these guys fixed them
    $400 17
In 2017 a new 20-peso coin celebrated the 100th anniversary of this country's constitution
    $400 13
Peter Parker
    $800 8
Charles Dickens dragged out the death of Little Nell over installments of this "Old" novel
    $800 20
1842's Treaty of Nanjing gave the U.K. control of this island, which had a lot fewer people than its 7.3 million today
    $800 2
This word goes 3 ways: pertaining to a Southern state, to a former Soviet republic or to British kings
    $800 9
A turnkey was a person who worked here
    $800 19
A 2017 $1 coin features Sequoyah & writing in this syllabary he created
    $800 24
    $1200 14
Stephen King senselessly snuffed out this mouse in part 3 of "The Green Mile"... he'd be back
    $1200 21
In 1192 Japan's emperor gave this title to Yoritomo, the head of the military government
    $1200 3
This 9-letter word can describe a very tall woman or a fish from a South American river
    $1200 10
This person specialized in selling books as well as paper, pens, ink & other writing essentials
    $1200 28
In 2016 a 50p coin commemorating the 950th anniversary of this battle showed Harold with an arrow in his eye
    $1200 25
Luke Skywalker
    DD: $2,000 15
Mistah Kurtz--he dead; in the April 1899 issue of Balckwood's Magazine thanks to this author
    $1600 22
In 1900 Herbert Hoover was 25 & living in China during this event led by the Righteous & Harmonious Fists
    $1600 5
This word refers to works of William in psychology or brother Henry in literature
    DD: $2,000 11
This person didn't drive trucks but rather horses or oxen hauling cargo
    $1600 29
In 2015 New Zealand issued its first-ever colored coin to commemorate the centenary of the corps known by this acronym
    $1600 26
Wednesday &
    $2000 16
In the May 1, 1886 issue of Graphic, this author killed off Lucetta & her unborn child in "The Mayor of Casterbridge"
    $2000 23
The Cambodian dictator died in a jungle hut in 1998 before he could stand trial for genocide
    $2000 6
This adjective can describe someone who lives in an eastern U.S. state capital, or in an Adriatic nation
    $2000 12
It was one of the 2 main products sold by a tallow maker
    $2000 30
If you keep 25-paise coins from this country on your nightstand, you are out of luck--they were demonetized in 2011
    $2000 27
Dorothy Gale

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lee Rachel Sarah
$13,300 $14,800 $4,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the only world capital whose name is derived from an Algonquin word

Final scores:

Lee Rachel Sarah
$23,600 $24,800 $8,400
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $24,800 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lee Rachel Sarah
$12,800 $16,400 $4,400
17 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $33,600

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Game tape date: 2017-10-31
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